Most Popular "Special Needs Child" Titles
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1. Mercury Rising (1998)
R | 111 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Shadowy elements in the NSA target a nine-year old autistic savant for death when he is able to decipher a top secret code.
Votes: 57,473 | Gross: $32.94M
2. Young Adult (2011)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama
Soon after her divorce, a fiction writer returns to her home in small-town Minnesota, looking to rekindle a romance with her ex-boyfriend, who is now happily married and has a newborn daughter.
Votes: 68,047 | Gross: $16.31M
3. Life Goes On (1989–1993)
60 min | Drama
A TV-series about the life of the Thatchers, especially "Corky", that has Down syndrome but goes to ordinary school ("mainstreaming). We get into their problems and joys. Drew Thatcher's ... See full summary »
4. Madhouse (1981)
Not Rated | 92 min | Horror
Julia, a teacher in a school for the deaf, has a hideously deformed and deranged twin sister that resides in the local looney bin. She escapes to gate-crash a surprise birthday party for ... See full summary »
5. The Horse Boy (2009)
Unrated | 93 min | Documentary
A writer documents the journey his family takes to Mongolia to consult with nomadic shamans on the healing of their autistic son.
Votes: 619 | Gross: $0.16M
6. Run Wild, Run Free (1969)
G | 100 min | Drama, Family
Philip Ransome, a northern English boy about 10 years old, has been mute since age 3 and spends his days roaming the moors alone. His parents despair of a cure. One day he sees a singular ... See full summary »
8. The Class of Miss MacMichael (1978)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama
In the tradition of classic classroom dramas such as "To Sir, With Love," comes the story of dedicated teacher Conor MacMichael (Glenda Jackson), who tries to reach out and give to her ... See full summary »
9. Nursery University (2008)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary
Documentary about disparate NYC parents' efforts to get their children into "feeder preschools," private institutions that claim to set youngsters on the track to admission into Ivy league colleges.
Votes: 247 | Gross: $0.02M
12. Wretches & Jabberers (2011)
TV-G | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy
In 'Wretches & Jabberers and Stories from the Road', two men with autism embark on a global quest to change prevailing attitudes about disability and intelligence. With limited speech, ... See full summary »
16. Junk Drawer (2002)
The underlying problem in education today, is that try as they may, a student can never fail: HE WILL GRADUATE. The trials and the heartaches of a special education teacher show the ...
House M.D. (2004–2012)
TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Mystery
House maneuvers against a measured Cameron when she takes over Cuddy's duties, Foreman faces an ethical dilemma, and Cuddy has trouble bonding with the baby.
The Blacklist (2013– )
Gaia (No. 81)
TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
As Red sets Liz and the Task Force on the trail of an eco-terrorist with a mysterious connection to Alexander Kirk, Tom takes matters into his own hands.